Milena has over 24 years of experience in clinical research, people, and team management delivering portfolios across multiple therapeutic indications in all stages of drug development as a strategic development lead, operational expert, and as a medical advisor. Milena has provided consultations to clients on the drug development process, due diligence, risk assessment and mitigation strategies as well as study and product development plans. Milena has served as the operational and strategy lead on operational and executive steering committees for partnerships in various indications and geographies and has successfully led start-up operations in new countries in EMEA as a clinical research manager and country manager. Milena has a proven record for delivering complex programs and creating, motivating, and leading multi-national teams in EMEA, Asia and the Americas. During her time as Chief Compliance Officer, Milena was involved in setting up quality standards and systems on a company level and hosting numerous agency inspections in Europe, North America, and MENA.
Milena was recognized as Top 25 Women Leaders in Biotechnology in October 2021.